Lorcan O’Melinn

Seminar Speaker
Lorcan O'Melinn, CPA

Lorcan O’Melinn is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA, CGA with experience as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in the Health Care (Riverview Hospital), Kindergarten to Grade 12 (Coquitlam School District) and Post-Secondary Education (BCIT) sectors. Experienced as a senior executive and board member, he can balance social purpose objectives and goals with appropriate risk assessment and business planning.   Lorcan understands the governance role that a board member needs to play in addition to being an advisor for senior management.

He recently served on the board of the Great Northern Way Trust (whose shareholders are SFU, UBC, Emily Carr University and BCIT) in addition to being a member on the Finance Committee and the Real Estate Committee.  Key responsibilities included governance for land transactions and the Centre for Digital Media.

He retired at the end of September from his position as Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer at BCIT.

He is married, with two children and four grandchildren. He is an avid cyclist and cycling advocate in addition to enjoying hiking and reading.  He has spent a number of years working as a volunteer and board member with sports associations in the Tri-Cities area.